LIDAR Derived DEMs applied to Landslide, Fault, Earthquake Rupture, and Landscape Changes

LIDAR Derived DEMs applied to Landslide, Fault, Earthquake Rupture, and Landscape Changes

imageimageModelos Digitales de Elevación de LIDAR Aplicados a Deslizamientos de Tierra, Fallas, Ruptura por Sismos y Cambios del Paisaje
March 23-24, 2015 National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
Marzo 23-24, 2015, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria, Coyoacan, Mexico City, México

Supported by: CONACYT- INEGI, OpenTopography, and UNAVCO.

Organizers:
  • Ramón Arrowsmith, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
  • Christopher Crosby, UNAVCO, and OpenTopography Boulder, CO, USA
  • María Teresa Ramírez Herrera , Instituto de Geografía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Gabriel Legorreta, Instituto de Geografía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico


  • Instructors:
  • Ramón Arrowsmith, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
  • Christopher Crosby, UNAVCO, and OpenTopography Boulder, CO, USA
  • Nancy Glenn, Department of Geosciences, Boise State University, Boise, ID, USA
  • Edwin Nissen, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, USA


  • Monday, March 23, 2015

    Time
    Topic
    Instructor, Affiliation
    8:30am Welcome, group introductions
    9:30am Sharpening our view of earth processes with high resolution topography Ramón Arrowsmith, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
    10:15am Break
    10:30am Introduction to Lidar and TLS Science Examples Christopher Crosby, UNAVCO, and OpenTopography
    12:00pm Lunch
    1:00pm Raster-based lidar analysis in ArcGIS: Data visualization, mapping, simple topographic differencing, hydrologic analysis

    Data:
    Ramón Arrowsmith, Arizona State University
    2:30pm break
    3:45pm ArcGIS-based analysis with extensions to gridding via OpenTopography Points2Grid and other point analysis using LAStools Ramón Arrowsmith, Arizona State University
    4:00pm Topographic Change Detection intro lecture Edwin Nissen, Colorado School of Mines
    5:00pm "Pop-up" Presentations (very short!- 5 minute maximum) from participants
    7:30pm End of day 1

    Tuesday, March 24, 2015

    Time
    Topic
    Instructor, Affiliation
    8:30am OpenTopography and other resources; open source tools and data discussion Christopher Crosby, UNAVCO, and OpenTopography
    9:30am BCAL Lidar Tools
    Nancy Glenn, Department of Geosciences, Boise State University
    12:00pm Lunch
    1:00pm Structure from Motion (SfM)
    Edwin Nissen, Colorado School of Mines
    3:30pm Topographic Change Detection, (e.g. iterative closest point (ICP) using CloudCompare)
    Edwin Nissen, Colorado School of Mines
    Ramón Arrowsmith, Arizona State University
    5:00pm Short course wrap up